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Re: Should we ship a newer version of APR with 1.4.0-rcNEXT?

From: Max Bowsher <maxb1_at_ukf.net>
Date: 2006-07-04 16:30:30 CEST

Malcolm Rowe wrote:
> On Tue, Jul 04, 2006 at 03:59:22PM +0200, Erik Huelsmann wrote:
>> On 7/4/06, Malcolm Rowe <malcolm-svn-dev@farside.org.uk> wrote:
>>> So, Subversion 1.4.0-rc1 was built with APR 0.9.7. Given the bugs fixed
>>> in APR since 0.9.7, should we consider building the next -rc with a
>>> newer version (0.9.12?)
>> Given that APR should be backward compatible, why not always ship with
>> the newest?
>>
>
> Good question. We recommend 0.9.7 in INSTALL, but I suspect that's
> just because we test and ship with 0.9.7, rather than because of any
> particular reason that 0.9.7 is superior to 0.9.8+.

0.9.7 is in INSTALL simply because it was the best available at the time
INSTALL was last updated, I think.

We should be track the latest official release of 0.9.x.

Max.

Received on Tue Jul 4 16:31:23 2006

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